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Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Washington, DC Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Washington, DC are 5.94% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Washington, DC are 15.65% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Washington, DC are 25.78% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Washington, DC are 8.09% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Washington, DC are 7.63% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Washington, DC is 6.84% higher than in New York, NY
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 $ 15.00 $      -16.67 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $ 70.00 $      -6.67 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $ 7.50 $      -6.25 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $ 6.00 $      0.00 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 7.00 $ 8.00 $      +14.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.18 $ 4.43 $      +6.02 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.95 $ 1.87 $      -4.10 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.61 $ 1.56 $      -2.84 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.82 $ 3.82 $      +0.06 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.18 $ 2.85 $      -10.24 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.65 $ 1.94 $      -26.97 %
Eggs (12) 3.31 $ 3.30 $      -0.24 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.43 $ 6.08 $      +12.11 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.89 $ 5.24 $      +7.11 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.08 $ 6.70 $      +10.13 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.32 $ 2.13 $      -8.25 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.05 $ 0.73 $      -30.12 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.26 $ 1.43 $      -36.67 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.11 $ 1.98 $      -6.29 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.40 $ 1.00 $      -28.47 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.33 $ 1.35 $      +1.70 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.09 $ 2.14 $      +2.46 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.29 $ 2.29 $      -0.15 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 16.50 $      +10.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.54 $ 3.67 $      +44.45 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.46 $ 4.00 $      +62.71 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 13.00 $ 9.00 $      -30.77 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $ 2.75 $      0.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 116.50 $ 200.00 $      +71.67 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 3.50 $      +40.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 2.45 $      -2.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 30.00 $      +0.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.58 $ 2.51 $      -2.90 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $ 20,087.50 $      -12.66 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,930.62 $ 21,581.67 $      +8.28 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 125.11 $ 126.86 $      +1.40 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $ 0.10 $      -6.98 %
Internet (60 Mbps or more, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 59.47 $ 62.54 $      +5.15 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 77.34 $ 57.74 $      -25.34 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 43.61 $ 19.62 $      -55.00 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $ 13.00 $      -13.33 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,894.44 $ 1,783.33 $      -5.87 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 24,666.67 $ 18,000.00 $      -27.03 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 53.29 $ 45.86 $      -13.94 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.98 $ 32.14 $      -25.21 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 86.60 $ 78.24 $      -9.66 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 119.60 $ 120.21 $      +0.52 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,993.72 $ 2,217.73 $      -25.92 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,908.27 $ 1,652.63 $      -13.40 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,946.02 $ 3,913.64 $      -34.18 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,364.29 $ 2,764.71 $      -17.82 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,104.67 $ 570.54 $      -48.35 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 626.29 $ 272.20 $      -56.54 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,370.93 $ 3,939.00 $      -9.88 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.85 3.70      -3.81 %
Last update: May 2017May 2017
Contributors:539209
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: USD